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Missing lgd

Discussion in 'Livestock Guardians' started by Skiesblue, Nov 26, 2018.

  1. Nov 26, 2018
    Skiesblue

    Skiesblue Loving the herd life

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    E13B770F-96A6-4769-87B9-CCC7169B2E0B.jpeg This guy (Sam) and his partner went missing a couple of mornings ago. Coyote(s)had dug under one of my fences and must have been confronted by the dogs and chased out thru the hole they dug. The dogs went all Rambo enlarging the hole and following. They chased the coyote(s) to a seasonal creek, lost them and meandered - all in the wee hours. We discovered and started searching with clues from our neighbors who didn’t recognize the dogs and didn’t call. The area is densely wooded and some is inaccessible. Today is day 3 and additional info had both dogs chasing a coyote 2 hours before partner came home injured. But no sign of Sam. I’ve papered the neighborhood with fliers, talked to lots of people, social media, shelters and vets. Front gate is open for him. It doesn’t look good but maybe he’ll beat the odds.
     
  2. Nov 26, 2018
    Rammy

    Rammy True BYH Addict Golden Herd Member

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    I sure hope you find him. Keeping fingers crossed. :fl
     
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  3. Nov 26, 2018
    greybeard

    greybeard Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    Dogs are very resilient and home oriented. I've had several go off over the years and stay gone several days with no results in searching, then they suddenly appear back at home. Sometimes no worse for the wear, sometimes showing great evidence of battle (feral hogs mostly) and in need of medical attention.
    All in all tho, if one CAN and is able to come home, they almost always DO return home.

    Now, if they are male and intact, and they happen to encounter a female in heat, all bets are off. They may stay gone a week before they drag their philandering butts back home.

    Good luck.
     
  4. Nov 26, 2018
    John Galt

    John Galt Exploring the pasture

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    Praying that they find their way home, they usually do a few days later.
     
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  5. Nov 26, 2018
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    I hope he comes back soon. :fl
     
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  6. Nov 26, 2018
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Herd Master

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    :fl for a safe return!
     
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  7. Nov 27, 2018
    goats&moregoats

    goats&moregoats True BYH Addict

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    RollingAcres

    RollingAcres Herd Master

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    I hope they come back soon.
     
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  9. Nov 27, 2018
    OneFineAcre

    OneFineAcre Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    I sure hope you are able to find your dog.
    :fl
     
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  10. Nov 27, 2018
    Mini Horses

    Mini Horses True BYH Addict

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    I'm with GB but, it is a long, hard wait!! Praying for a safe return & soon.
     
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